Annette Gordon-Reed (b.1958) is an American historian and law professor noted for changing scholarship on Thomas Jefferson regarding his relationship with Sally Hemings and children by her. She was educated at Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School. She is Professor of Law and History at Harvard, and also at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She she became the 1st African American to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History for her work on the Hemings family of Monticello.
John Wheeler (third from left) walks through the woods at the Institute for Advanced Study with, from left, fellow physicists Albert Einstein of the institute, Hideki Yukawa of Kyoto University in Japan and Homi Bhabha of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in India. Photos: Courtesy of the Wheeler family